UCL Department of Economics


Module List

Below you will find a list of all the modules that the Department of Economics provides. You can access the structure of the BSc (Econ) Economics degree programme here, please see the Economics Admin Moodle page for instructions about choosing Modules.

Economic Skills Lab - During your time at UCL, you can participate in this not-for-credit optional course. The course complements the BSc Economics curriculum.

Explore EconEvery year the UCL Economics Department runs an undergraduate economics conference towards the end of term 2.
This is a conference where UCL Economics students present their own research to peers and staff.


Full Year modules

Term 1 only

 Term 2 only

1st year modules

Economics - ECON0002

Mathematics for Economics - ECON0010

Statistical Methods in Economics - ECON0005

Introduction to Mathematics for Economics - ECON0006

History of Economic Thought - ECON0008

Applied Economics - ECON0004

The World Economy - ECON0007

Introduction to Economic Thinking - ECON0009


Full Year modules

Term 1 only

 Term 2 only

2nd year modules

Microeconomics - ECON0013

Macroeconomic Theory and Policy - ECON0016

Quantitative Economics and Econometrics - ECON0019

Intermediate Microeconomics: Microeconomics of the Firm (Suitable for Affiliate or BASc students) - ECON0015

Closed Economy Macroeconomics (Suitable for Affiliate or BASc students) - ECON0017

Quantitative Economics and Econometrics I (Suitable for Affiliate students only - ECON0020

Microeconomics of the Household (Suitable for Affiliate or BASc students) - ECON0014

Open Economy Macroeconomics (Suitable for Affiliate or BASc students subject to approval) - ECON0018



Full Year modules

Term 1 only

 Term 2 only

2nd/3rd year modules



Economic History - ECON0121

Economics of Labour - ECON0047

Economics of Public Sector - ECON0050

Economics of Regulation - ECON0051

Economics of Development - ECON0054

Economics of Science - ECON0055

Economics of Finance - ECON0048 (not running in 2018-19)

Economics of Industrial Relations - ECON0049

Environmental Economics - ECON0052

Economics of Tax Policy - ECON0053

Economics of Education - ECON0056

Computational Methods for Economists - ECON0114


Full Year modules

Term 1 only

 Term 2 only

3rd year modules

Economic Policy Analysis - ECON0024

Economics Undergraduate Research Dissertation - ECON0117


Advanced Economics of Finance - ECON0113

Topics in Household Economics - ECON0115 

Microeconometrics - ECON0021

Econometrics for Macroeconomics and Finance - ECON0022

International Trade - ECON0023

Game Theory - ECON0027

Economics of Information - ECON0029

Urban Economics - ECON0032

Ethics in Applied Economics - ECON0033

Behavioural Economics - ECON0040

Economics Undergraduate Research Project (Term 1) - ECON0042


Economics of Competition Policy - ECON0025

Economics of Growth - ECON0028

Issues in Economic Development - ECON0030

Experimental Economics - ECON0031 (not running in 2019/20) 

Economics of Financial Markets - ECON0001

Economics of Money and Banking - ECON0038

Advanced Macroeconomics - ECON0039

Economics of Migration and Job Search - ECON0041

Economics Undergraduate Research Project (Term 2) - ECON0042

Advanced Topics in International Economics - ECON0122


 Term 1 only

 Term 2 only

Elective module portfolio

Students from across UCL Departments may choose from the following:

History of Economic Thought - ECON0008

An Introduction to Applied Economic Analysis - ECON0044


Basic Microeconomic Concepts - ECON0011
Money and Banking - ECON0045